How to Reply to a Single Person in iPhone Group MMS?

By Aksana Nikolai

Choose which group MMS recipient you want to reply to.
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A group MMS can help you more efficiently communicate information to colleagues and clients, eliminating the need to manually send the same message multiple times. By default, the iPhone automatically sends your reply to a group message to all of the original recipients. There may be times when you do not want all of the recipients to see your response. You can reply to a single recipient of a group MMS using the Details feature.

Open the group message, and tap "Details" in the To field.

Tap the name or phone number of the person you want to reply to. The iPhone displays that person's contact information.

Tap "Send Message." If you saved multiple phone numbers in your iPhone for the selected contact, tap the phone number to which you want to send the message.

Compose the text message, and tap "Send" to reply only to the selected contact.


Information in this article applies to iPhone 5 and iOS 6. It may vary slightly or significantly with other versions or products.